Si Cheng is an Assistant Professor of Finance at CUHK Business School, Chinese University of Hong Kong. Her research is in empirical asset pricing, and centers on two main themes: investment and delegated asset management.
Si gained her Ph.D. in Finance from the NUS Business School, National University of Singapore. She won the Outstanding Doctoral Student Paper in Investments at the Southwestern Finance Association Annual Meetings (2012), the SGF Best Paper Award at the Annual Conference of the Swiss Society for Financial Market Research (2014), the Best Paper in Investments at the Financial Management Association European Conference (2016), and the IQ-KAP Research Prize (2020). Her papers appear in the Journal of Financial Economics, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Management Science, and Review of Asset Pricing Studies. She is also a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charterholder and a member of The Hong Kong Society of Financial Analyst.